Entries by Jeff Robb

Farmers Market

In the TriCounty region we have access to multiple Farmers Markets and resources to healthy foods Farmers markets preserve America’s farmland, stimulate the local economy, increase access to fresh nutritious food, support healthy communities, and promote sustainability. We are lucky to have access to Farmers Markets in the TriCounty region. Here is some information on when […]

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Free Hands-On ATV Certification Courses

  Utah law requires youth, ages 8 to 15 years (or until they receive their state issued driver’s license), to complete a Utah Division of Parks and Recreation off-highway vehicle (OHV) education course before operating on public lands, roads or trails.   While an online course is offered, TriCounty Health Department along with Utah State Parks, […]

Wastewater

Utah regulations require that all wastewater be disposed to an approved sewer or onsite wastewater (septic) system. Onsite Wastewater An onsite wastewater system is commonly called a septic system. Wherever there is not a public sewer available, an onsite wastewater system is needed. An onsite wastewater system consists of a septic tank and a drainfield […]

Poison Prevention

National Poison Prevention Week was established in 1961 to call attention to the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them from occurring. In 2008, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted that poisoning is now the leading cause of death from injuries in the United States, surpassing even motor vehicle crashes. The majority […]

Open Burn Window and Air Quality

In recent years, there has been much discussion on air quality in the tri-county region. The temperatures are rapidly warming up and the Spring Burn Window is approaching.  It is important to know what is allowed and what is not allowed before the open burn window. What is Allowed? The burning of vegetation is allowed […]

National “Kick Butts” Day

What is Kick Butts Day? Kick Butts Day is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco. Youth are specifically targeted by the Big Tobacco companies. They use advertising tactics and flavors to get kids hooked on their products. Local youth coalitions have made great […]

Utah Cancer Control Program

TriCounty Health Department partners with the Utah Cancer Control Program to offer breast and cervical cancer screening services to income eligible Utah women, ages 40-64 years.  Additionally, for women 50-64 years, the BeWise program provides additional blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes screening as well as individualized risk reduction counseling. The BeWise Program is a grant […]